[K12OSN] Re: Need Help - ltsp login using passwd files from main

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Wed Apr 21 22:16:14 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 10:27, Tanieth Bowers wrote:
> -r--------    1 root     root         6198 Apr 21
> 09:10 /etc/shadow
> BUT still no luck. 

Are you sure the shadow password was being updated correctly
on the source machine?  It sounds like the new one is using it
and finding values that say the account has expired.  Read
'man 5 shadow' for the field definitions and see if they
look reasonable.  You could also try 'pwconv' to convert
any non-shadow entries to shadowed or 'chage' to modify
the expiration date for a user.  Pwconv does some consistency
check so it might be useful if something is wrong with the

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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